Category Archives: Ambition

So You Want to Write a Book – 5

Writers generally become writers because they are readers first. Actually, they are readers first, last, and always. Most writers I know have a shelf (or several shelves) full  of books. Some of them are for reading pleasure; some are for … Continue reading

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So You Want to Write a Book – 4

One of the things I have personally found helpful is to follow the blogs of various literary agencies. The Steve Laube Agency is a good one. This post by Bob Hostetler is a good example of the helpful topics discussed. … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday – 4

Goal: 2018 things for which to be thankful in 2018 2018 divided by 52 equals 38.8. Each Thankful Thursday post should contain a list of 39 gratitudes, an average of five or six every day. Wednesday prayer partner’s medical procedure … Continue reading

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So You Want to Write a Book – 3

As you write, you will need others to help you along the way. One of the most effective things you can do is to find a critique group. Not just any critique group, but a group that is serious about … Continue reading

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So You Want to Write a Book – 2

Now that you have a vision for your book, you can begin to work on some other aspects of being a writer. One of the first things you will need is structure – both for yourself and your book. Writing … Continue reading

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Beginings

Happy new year to all my friends and family. This post is the beginning of a new resolution for me. I have neglected this blog for far too long. During 2018, my goal is to post twice a week, Monday … Continue reading

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Falling?

“When you fall, don’t get up empty handed. ”  — Unattributed My morning session with cryptograms is quite prolific with writing prompts.  These quotes always make me stop and think. Most of them are long years of experience distilled into … Continue reading

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